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Apple closed 28 vulnerabilities in iOS 9.2.1 and OS X El Capitan 10.11.3

On Tuesday, Apple has released updates for iOS and OS X 9.2.1 El Capitan 10.11.3. In addition to the fixes of the glitches and adding new functionality, these updates have fixed a number of vulnerabilities that allow to compromise the iPhone, iPad and Mac.

In total, 19 January released patches for iOS and OS X have been fixed 28 vulnerabilities security. The vulnerabilities allowed to compromise operating systems, and remotely execute arbitrary code with the privileges of system or kernel.

Among other things, an update for OS X El Capitan fixes several non-security bugs. The OS has eliminated seven issues of memory usage in the various components that allowed a local user to execute arbitrary code with privileges of the kernel or the root user, the vulnerability, providing the possibility of arbitrary code execution when a user visits a specially prepared site and the problem in OSA Scripts that allow an isolated application to override script library OSA set by the user.

Apple has also released an updated version of iOS. In iOS 9.2.1 resolved several dangerous vulnerabilities. In particular, the platform fixes the memory corruption issues found in OS X El Capitan, five security holes in WebKit and the problem of privacy in CSS WebKit.

For users who have decided not to install OS X El Capitan, was released update Safari browser 9.0.3. The update is recommended for all Mac users. QuickTime version 7.7.9 contains fixes nine issues of memory leaks, which could lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution if a user viewed a malicious file processed.

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Traditionally, no details about the vulnerabilities are not explained until until the majority of users will not install new software releases.

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